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Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
Sergei Eisenstein

Meaning of "verbal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VERBAL

verbal  [ˈvɜːbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VERBAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Verbal is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb verbal in English.

WHAT DOES VERBAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Verbal

Verbal may mean: ▪ Non-finite verb, a verb form that functions both as a verb and as another lexical category. ▪ A word or group of words that functions as a verb by serving as the head of a verb phrase. ▪ Pertaining to language or the use of words in general as opposed to non-verbal expression, or to spoken words in particular. Examples: ▪ Verbal abuse ▪ Verbal aggressiveness ▪ Verbal arithmetic People ▪ Roger "Verbal" Kint, a major character in the 1995 film The Usual Suspects. ▪ Verbal, a Japanese rapper and music producer, and member of M-Flo, Mic Banditz and Teriyaki Boyz Other uses ▪ Verbal Arts Centre, Northern Ireland; the publisher of Verbal magazine ▪ Verbal Behavior, a book by B. F. Skinner ▪ Verbal Remixes & Collaborations, an EP album by Amon Tobin...

Definition of verbal in the English dictionary

The first definition of verbal in the dictionary is of, relating to, or using words, esp as opposed to ideas, etc. Other definition of verbal is oral rather than written. Verbal is also verbatim; literal.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO VERBAL

PRESENT

Present
I verbal
you verbal
he/she/it verbals
we verbal
you verbal
they verbal
Present continuous
I am verballing
you are verballing
he/she/it is verballing
we are verballing
you are verballing
they are verballing
Present perfect
I have verballed
you have verballed
he/she/it has verballed
we have verballed
you have verballed
they have verballed
Present perfect continuous
I have been verballing
you have been verballing
he/she/it has been verballing
we have been verballing
you have been verballing
they have been verballing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I verballed
you verballed
he/she/it verballed
we verballed
you verballed
they verballed
Past continuous
I was verballing
you were verballing
he/she/it was verballing
we were verballing
you were verballing
they were verballing
Past perfect
I had verballed
you had verballed
he/she/it had verballed
we had verballed
you had verballed
they had verballed
Past perfect continuous
I had been verballing
you had been verballing
he/she/it had been verballing
we had been verballing
you had been verballing
they had been verballing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will verbal
you will verbal
he/she/it will verbal
we will verbal
you will verbal
they will verbal
Future continuous
I will be verballing
you will be verballing
he/she/it will be verballing
we will be verballing
you will be verballing
they will be verballing
Future perfect
I will have verballed
you will have verballed
he/she/it will have verballed
we will have verballed
you will have verballed
they will have verballed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been verballing
you will have been verballing
he/she/it will have been verballing
we will have been verballing
you will have been verballing
they will have been verballing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would verbal
you would verbal
he/she/it would verbal
we would verbal
you would verbal
they would verbal
Conditional continuous
I would be verballing
you would be verballing
he/she/it would be verballing
we would be verballing
you would be verballing
they would be verballing
Conditional perfect
I would have verbal
you would have verbal
he/she/it would have verbal
we would have verbal
you would have verbal
they would have verbal
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been verballing
you would have been verballing
he/she/it would have been verballing
we would have been verballing
you would have been verballing
they would have been verballing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you verbal
we let´s verbal
you verbal
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to verbal
Past participle
verballed
Present Participle
verballing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VERBAL


barbel
ˈbɑːbəl
bauble
ˈbɔːbəl
bubal
ˈbjuːbəl
burble
ˈbɜːbəl
corbeil
ˈkɔːbəl
corbeille
ˈkɔːbəl
corbel
ˈkɔːbəl
cruciverbal
ˌkruːsɪˈvɜːbəl
feeble
ˈfiːbəl
herbal
ˈhɜːbəl
jirble
ˈdʒɜːbəl
marble
ˈmɑːbəl
nebel
ˈniːbəl
nonverbal
nɒnˈvɜːbəl
preverbal
ˌpriːˈvɜːbəl
rouble
ˈruːbəl
rubel
ˈruːbəl
ruble
ˈruːbəl
Schnabel
ˈʃnɑːbəl
tubal
ˈtjuːbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VERBAL

verb. sat.
verbal abuse
verbal diarrhoea
verbal noun
verbalisation
verbaliser
verbalism
verbalist
verbalistic
verbality
verbalization
verbalize
verbalizer
verballed
verballing
verbally
verbals
verbarian
verbascum
verbatim

WORDS THAT END LIKE VERBAL

atabal
barbal
cabal
cannibal
cymbal
deverbal
gimbal
global
Hannibal
Hasdrubal
intertribal
Iqbal
Jubal
Pombal
sabal
sambal
scribal
the Cabal
timbal
tribal

Synonyms and antonyms of verbal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VERBAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «verbal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of verbal

Translation of «verbal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VERBAL

Find out the translation of verbal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of verbal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «verbal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

口头的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

verbal
570 millions of speakers

English

verbal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मौखिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اللفظية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

словесное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

verbal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রিয়া।
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

verbal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kata kerja.
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verbal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

口頭の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kriyo.
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bằng lời nói
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வினை.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रियापद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fiil.
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

verbale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

werbalne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

словесне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

verbal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λεκτική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verbale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

verbala
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

verbal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of verbal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VERBAL»

The term «verbal» is very widely used and occupies the 9.606 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of verbal
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «verbal».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VERBAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «verbal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «verbal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about verbal

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «VERBAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word verbal.
1
Lascelles Abercrombie
But the gravest difficulty, and perhaps the most important, in poetry meant solely for recitation, is the difficulty of achieving verbal beauty, or rather of making verbal beauty tell.
2
Fede Alvarez
Only really good comedies and really good horror movies get a verbal response out of the audience. People will scream. People will laugh.
3
Rowan Atkinson
Mr. Bean is at his best when he is not using words, but I am equally at home in both verbal and nonverbal expression.
4
Malcolm Boyd
However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words - is unimportant to God. What matters is the heart's intent.
5
Tom Chatfield
Vast volumes of mixed media surround us, from music to games and videos. Yet almost all of our online actions still begin and end with writing: text messages, status updates, typed search queries, comments and responses, screens packed with verbal exchanges and, underpinning it all, countless billions of words.
6
Walter Crane
We want a vernacular in art. No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity with individual variety which can be developed among people politically and socially free.
7
Phil Donahue
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
8
Henry Van Dyke
Many a treasure besides Ali Baba's is unlocked with a verbal key.
9
Sergei Eisenstein
Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
10
Hallie Ephron
I don't think anybody in my family meant there to be any pressure for me to write. But our parents were incredibly verbal and wrote for a living. The house was full of books, and we all grew up steeped in language. I mean, our mother recited poetry at the dinner table.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VERBAL»

Discover the use of verbal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to verbal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Verbal Hygiene
In this book, Cameron explores popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its use.
Deborah Cameron, 2005
2
Kaplan GMAT Verbal Foundations
Prepared by the staff of Kaplan Test Prep.
Kaplan, 2013
3
Fundamentals of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and the ...
This book states that the problem of understanding human behaviour in terms of personal traits, and the possibility of an algorithmic implementation that exploits personal traits to identify a person unambiguously, are among the challenges ...
Anna Esposito, 2007
4
Verbal Workbook for the New SAT
Presents an overview of new test sections, vocabulary, sample questions and answers, and four practice exams. [back cover] Choose Barron's Method for Success on the all NEW SAT Critical Reading and Writing Skills Sections Read and ...
Mitchel Weiner, Sharon Green, Sharon Weiner Green, 2005
5
Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft ...
This text delves into the importance of effective, professional, and polite verbal communication from speaking with clients to everyday dialogue with colleagues.
Jeff Butterfield, 2009
6
Kaplan GRE Exam Verbal Workbook
This comprehensive guide includes: NEW!
Kaplan, 2008
7
The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with ...
This book will enable parents and professionals unfamiliar with the principles of ABA and VB to get started immediately using the Verbal Behavior approach to teach children with autism and related disorders.
Mary Lynch Barbera, 2007
8
Victory Over Verbal Abuse: A Healing Guide to Renewing Your ...
"You're too sensitive." "You'll never amount to anything." "You're crazy." If this is what you hear--from your spouse, your parent, your boss--then you've been the victim of verbal abuse.
Patricia Evans, 2011
9
Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome Or ...
Most people with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NLD) or Asperger Syndrome (AS) are underemployed. This book sets out to change this.
Yvona Fast, 2004
10
Kaplan GRE Exam Advanced Verbal: Your Only Guide to an 800
"This customized study program includes advanced strategies for all GRE verbal question types, challenging practice sets for each question type, and essential resources for building a superior GRE vocabulary."--[back cover]
Kaplan, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VERBAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term verbal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Children With Better Verbal Memory Are Also Great At Covering Up …
A recent study conducted at the University of Sheffield has found that children who display better verbal working memory are also better at covering up their lies. «Medical Daily, Jun 15»
2
Wyoming get first verbal commitment for 2016 class
(AP) - Wyoming has received a verbal commitment from Austin Mueller, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Mueller is UW's first commitment for its 2016 recruiting ... «Washington Times, Jun 15»
3
Wizards player John Wall escorted off a plane in Vegas after 'verbal
For Wizards player John Wall, what happens in Vegas doesn't necessarily stay in Vegas. After spending the holiday weekend with his “dawgs,” the NBA star was ... «Washington Post, May 15»
4
PETA's Complaint of 'Verbal Abuse' Against Sheep Was...
Representatives from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals went undercover to get footage of a sheep farmer using curse words in front of a flock at ... «National Review Online, May 15»
5
Cavanagh worries verbal abuse damaging GAA
Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh has admitted the verbal abuse that marred the Red Hands' Ulster SFC encounter with Donegal on Sunday got 'out of control'. «UTV Ireland, May 15»
6
Florida lands verbal from offensive tackle
The 6-foot-7, 325-pounder of Winter Garden West Orange verbally committed to the Gators on Thursday, announcing his decision on Twitter. He has visited ... «Gatorsports.com, May 15»
7
Indian Premier League: James Faulkner Backs Ricky Ponting's …
Mumbai Indians' head coach Ricky Ponting had told reporters on Sunday that verbal duels were part and parcel of the game. Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder ... «NDTVSports.com, Apr 15»
8
Verbal abuse in youth hockey a 'serious issue' for many, study finds
Most Canadians have seen parents behaving badly at a children's hockey game according to a new study, and almost all respondents say verbal abuse aimed ... «CBC.ca, Mar 15»
9
Valentine's Day Dating Tips: 5 Verbal And Non-Verbal Cues To Tell …
"Researchers have long known that many verbal and nonverbal behaviors are linked to underlying attraction, but this is the first study to show that different ways ... «Medical Daily, Feb 15»
10
Fox News Guest Calls Obama's Christianity Comments 'Verbal Rape'
Participating in a panel discussion on "Hannity" Monday night, Parker took issue with the president asking Americans to remember that violence in the name of ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Verbal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/verbal>. Jul 2024 ».
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